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Debbie Antonelli | College Basketball and WNBA Analyst

Episode 94: Debbie Antonelli | College Basketball and WNBA Analyst

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Rich Take On Sports

Show Notes:

  • Rich Spotlight: Debbie Antonelli
    • Doesn’t feel that she’s worked a day in her life even after 31-years of calling basketball games
    • Parents reinforced that they could never quit as a kid
    • Boy’s little league baseball was her first team that she was on in High Park, NY
    • Moved to Cary, NC in middle school and realized that she loved basketball watching NC State games and the fact that she could get a scholarship
    • Still believes that Cheryl Miller was one of the best players in women’s basketball and would be a household in the WNBA today
    • Lives by three power words, “Build, Serve, Empower”
    • Broadcasting was never something that she ever thought about as a career, she wanted to be an athletic director
    • She’s never had an agent but has a great husband and three boys that complete “Team Antonelli” which allows her to continue doing what she loves
    • An advocate of Clemson L.I.F.E. program as one of her sons has Down’s Syndrome and is a student at Clemson through this program
    • Words of Wisdom from Debbie Antonelli:
      • “Don’t judge a book by its cover.”
      • “You really don’t know anything about somebody until you walk a mile in their shoes.”
      • “I’m not trying to prove anything, I’m trying to improve.”

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Featured Image Photo Credit: Mic Smith/AP

About the author, Richmond Weaver

Richmond, a graduate of Clemson University has been involved with sports for most of his life and developed a passion for basketball and sports at an early age. He currently lives in Greenville, SC with his wife Karen, founder of Upstate Esthetics and their three kids.

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